UPDATE 4:45 p.m.: The snow is definitely sticking in Idyllwild now. There is about a quarter- to a half-inch on the ground in town.
Large snowflakes descended on the Hill today, starting around noon in Pine Cove and Fern Valley and 2:15 p.m. in Idyllwild. The snow in town is still soggy with rain and is not yet sticking to the ground.
The National Weather Service forcasts the following conditions for the rest of today and this weekend. For more on weather conditions, visit the Town Crier's weather page here.
This Afternoon: Rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 52. West wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tonight: Snow showers likely before 11pm. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 30. West wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west.
Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. West wind between 5 and 10 mph.
Sunday: Rain likely, mainly after 11am. Snow level 5700 feet. Cloudy, with a high near 50. West wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Snow level 5700 feet. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 55.
Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.